Obv: Bottle and cypher B V Co, between rose and thistle. Rev: In five lines, BURNT ISLAND VITRIOL COMPY. 1797, on garter radiated NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT. Edge: Milled.
Very Fine. Ex. Seaby. 10.3g. 28.74mm.
Manufactured by Lutwyche for Alexander Pitcairn, head of the Burntisland Vitriol Company. They made sulfuric acid. The remains of the building that housed the company can still be seen on Burntisland.